FAQ Catalog

    This space is host to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Arquillian.


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    Project Information


    How is Arquillian pronounced?

    Test Design


    How do I add JAR files to the test archive?

    How do I add Maven artifacts to my ShrinkWrap archives?

    How do I manage transactions in my test?

    How do I create or copy and modify persistence.xml, beans.xml, etc?



    Why aren't assert statements working?




    Why are the injection points in my test null?




    How do I setup a DataSource in Embedded GlassFish when using Arquillian?

    How does a managed container differ from a remote container?

    How does Arquillian know where JBoss AS is installed?

    Where is the Embedded GlassFish 3.1.2 jar?


    Debugging and Logging


    Why don't break points work when debugging?

    Why don't I see System.out or log messages?




    What's the cause of this exception: java.lang.ClassFormatError: Absent Code?

    Why do I get "No active contexts for scope type" when testing on JBoss AS 7

    Why do I get ClassNotFoundException: WeldException?

    Why do I get IllegalStateException ... Kept on getting 404s?

    Why do I get a socket connection error when using remote JBoss AS?

    When I run my Arquillian test, I get a ClassNotFoundException for the unit test class its self! How is that possible?

    When I run an Arquillian test that uses ShrinkWrap descriptors, I get a nonsensical SAXParseException "content is not allowed in prolog"


    IDE and Development


    How do I install the TestNG 5.11 Eclipse plugin?

    Why does Eclipse fail to build Arquillian?

    What version of Maven Surefire should I use to run my Arquillian tests?



    Arquillian Drone

            How do I specifiy the Selenium version in Arquillian Drone?